The problem of criminalising hate speech in the family home

I have long been against the concept of criminalising ‘hate speech’. I am, by and large, a free speech absolutist. I draw the line at

The new archbishops will remove from public life any who do not conform to their common worship

I was going to write something about the case of Kristie Higgs, who has lost her case for unfair dismissal against the school at which

Why Richard Dawkins shouldn’t be cancelled

Spiked have reported that outspoken atheist, Richard Dawkins, has been cancelled from a booking at the Trinity College Dublin College Historical Society. They have particularly

Catholic school sack teacher for affirming catholic orthodoxy

Another free speech issue has come up in the press. This time, it is a teacher in a Catholic school, daring to affirm his view

Four reasons why this is a Good Friday?

You don’t have to search very far to find somebody whinging about how they hate the name Good Friday. Jesus died, they insist. Death isn’t

This fine is not a matter of free speech and doesn’t commend the gospel

Do you recall the name Mike Overd? You may remember him from such stories as, ‘I got arrested for quoting the King James Bible‘ and

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